PIA becomes first international airline to fly directly to Fujairah

pia fujairah

Another honor for Pakistan- Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has turned out to be the first international airline to fly directly to Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates.

The first flight of PIA having 168 passengers from Peshawar arrived in Fujairah in the afternoon on Thursday. Members of the Royal family of Fujairah and other high-ranking officials greeted the travelers of the PIA flight and special guest CEO PIA Air Marshal Arshad Malik, at the Fujairah Airport. The guests and passengers were treated to a traditional reception dance.

Owing to the special request of the Emir of Fujairah, the flights of PIA were being started. In distinctive preparations for PIA flights, the immigration of all passengers will be finalized within 15 minutes. Custom-built buses have also been prepared which will give free access to other UAE cities.

Read more: In a first, PIA achieves ‘perfect’ safety score from EU aviation watchdog

Earlier in November, the CEO of Pakistan International Airlines said that the airline was ready to resume its flights to neighboring Afghanistan.

While talking to the media, Arshad Malik had said that the national carrier was fully equipped for the Kabul operation but continued that war protection cares were one of the obstacles in resuming regular flights to the Afghan capital.

“There are security and radar issues at the Kabul airport as well.”

He had communicated that he also debated the issue with Afghan officials in a recently held meeting, adding that a way out is anticipated to be reached by the end of the month.

 “Our flights frequently faced undue delays because of the unprofessional attitude of the Kabul aviation authorities,” Abdullah Hafeez Khan, the PIA spokesman told the media.

The track will continue postponed until “the situation becomes conducive,” he added.

Most Popular

To Top